BETA PHOTO: Soul Research (5.9) lies directly west of The Avia...
This formation is visible from the road but rarely frequented. Located between the Watts Towers and the Cohn ranch, the Aviary has some enjoyable climbing that receives morning shade/afternoon sun.
Approach via Watts Towers
Weather station 9.8 miles from here
2 Total Climbing Routes
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Featured Route For The Aviary
Studebaker Hawk 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b CA
: Joshua Tree National Park
: ... : The Aviary
This route is a fun and burly adventure up a very clean corner. Use hand, fist and OW technique to work your way up to a short hand traverse into an alcove on top of the dihedral. Avoid going right at this point (lots of loose flakes to shower your belayer with) and ride the left finish to the end....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
The Aviary, Joshua Tree NP
Another view of The Aviary, Joshua Tree NP
The Aviary from the base of Watts Towers, Joshua T...